com·​fy | \ ˈkəm(p)-fē How to pronounce comfy (audio) \
comfier; comfiest

Definition of comfy

: comfortable a comfy sofa a comfy routine

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Synonyms & Antonyms for comfy


comfortable, cozy, cushy, easy, snug, soft



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Examples of comfy in a Sentence

couldn't wait to return home and sleep in his own comfy bed customers are not likely to get too comfy in the restaurant's unforgiving chairs

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There is comfy seating, and typically a chill soundtrack playing in the background. Kelly Dinardo, WSJ, "Geneva Beyond the Cliché," 12 Dec. 2018 These are a massive redesign from the first two 1000Xs, which were already super comfy to wear for long periods of time. Vlad Savov, The Verge, "Wireless headphones are improving faster than anything else in tech," 31 Aug. 2018 Glamp in style while staying dry and comfy in these home-away-from-home tents. Rebecca Straus, Sunset, "10 Amazing Luxury Camping Tents," 22 Jan. 2018 Expect a first-floor Japanese restaurant, chic outdoor pool, and comfy suites designed with business travelers in mind. Erin Florio, Condé Nast Traveler, "What to Do in Bangkok in January 2019," 18 Dec. 2018 Providing 24-hour access to a workplace with comfy perks might just encourage us to work more. Ellen Freeman, Curbed, "I lived in a Tokyo coworking space," 28 Sep. 2018 Quest should be comfy and secure enough for room-scale applications. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "The $399 Oculus Quest is a premium VR headset with no wires—and no PC required," 26 Sep. 2018 Wow offers other fare categories, including Wow plus, for an extra $80, which includes a carry-on bag, checked bag and advanced seat assignment; and Wow comfy and Wow biz, which include extra legroom, meals and other amenities. Susan Glaser,, "Cleveland Hopkins' new carriers to Europe: What to know before booking on Wow, Icelandair," 18 Feb. 2018 Warm colors, quirky bohemian accessories, a globe collection and an acoustic guitar complete the comfy area. Taylor M. Riley, The Courier-Journal, "This Norton Commons home is more like a cozy cabin. You'll pine for its year-round porch.," 8 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of comfy

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for comfy

by shortening & alteration — see comfort entry 1

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The first known use of comfy was in 1829

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English Language Learners Definition of comfy

informal : physically comfortable

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